Welcome to Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through education, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Fund. Learn more about us.

Heritage BC 2017 Awards Gala Tickets now on sale!

Join the celebration at the Heritage BC 36th Annual Awards Gala where the outstanding and significant achievements of British Columbia’s heritage conservation heroes are recognized!Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking with B.C.’s heritage advocates, organizations, groups, businesses and government officials as we honour the winners of the 36th Annual Heritage BC Awards.Our awards gala venue, Heritage Hall, in Vancouver’s Mount...

Heritage Tax Credit Bill Is Introduced

Heritage Tax Credit Bill Is IntroducedOn December 6, Peter van Loan, Conservative critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites, introduced a Private Member’s Bill for the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Canada. Designed to support those who invest in our cultural heritage, this Bill will have the potential to encourage rehabilitation of properties in the Canadian Register of Historic Places.In a press release, Mr. van Loan...

Placing BC Francophone Culture on the Map

BC Francophone Cultural Mapping Project Placing BC Francophone Culture on the Map  Heritage BC is partnering with the Heritage Branch, Tourism Policy Branch, the Francophone Economic Development Society and the Francophone Historical Society to recognize the valuable contributions made by the Francophone community to B.C.’s economic, cultural and social fabric. Phase I of the project will result in an interactive map of significant...

Heritage BC is on the move

Heritage BC will be vacating our current location due to the redevelopment of the property, and we are on the hunt for a new location.Our primary need is an affordable office that can accommodate three people. Beyond that, we hope to find a space that is central in Vancouver and close to transit. The bright and clean office does not have to be in a heritage building, but that would be a welcomed feature. Please contact Paul Gravett at pgravett@heritagebc.ca...

Nominate a significant South Asian Canadian historic place!

Do you know a historic place associated with the history of the South Asian* Canadian community in B.C. that is important to you or your community?Heritage BC is pleased to announce the launch of the South Asian Canadian Historic Places Recognition Project! To start off this initiative, we are undertaking a public nominations process on behalf of the Royal BC Museum, University of the Fraser Valley, and British Columbia Ministry of Forests...